How amendments to the regulation of EFTPOS surcharges will affect both businesses and consumers in Australia...

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The ACCC has published updated guidelines on its use of mandatory information gathering powers, following the release of the Harper exposure draft legislation...

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What’s the score on third line forcing

July 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Notification, revocation and reform: the case for reform of the third line forcing prohibition...

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ACCC’s big week of penalties

May 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The past week has seen the Federal Court of Australia hand down pecuniary penalties in five different matters – bringing a total of $38 million for the ACCC. These penalties were ordered against a backdrop...

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April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Acquisitions of critical state assets by foreign investors now subject to regulatory review...

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Competition changes are afoot across the Tasman

November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

An Issues Paper has been released in NZ in relation to key provisions of the Commerce Act...

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ACCC and AER: Their year in review

November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Annual report shows steady enforcement and continuing focus on consumer protection...

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Careful what you wish for

March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Twiggy’s call to cap iron ore production raises the ire of the ACCC ...

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On 30 October 2014, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) released their joint 2013-14 Annual Report. The 390-page report details the actions taken by the ACCC and AER...

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On 8 March 2013, the NZ Commerce Commission published draft Authorisation Guidelines and Mergers and Acquisitions Guidelines for public consultation. The Authorisation Guidelines outline the NZCC’s approach when considering authorisations of transactions that may otherwise...

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